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Hamlet quote sounds in 32 languages in Plovdiv

Hamlet quote sounds in 32 languages in Plovdiv

2/21/2019 11:00:00 AM

“To be or not to be – that is the question” is a quote of one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays Hamlet. It will sound in 32 languages in the Small Basilica in Plovdiv on occasion of the International Mother Language Day marked on February 21.

The works of the English dramatist were chosen for this event, because in 2019 we mark his birth 455th anniversary. The quotation will sound in original, as well as in Bulgarian, Turkish, Armenian, Hebrew, Roma, Russian, Ukrainian, French, Chinese, German, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Czech, Polish, Serbian, Albanian, Swedish, Arab, Kurdish, Moldavian, Persian, Japanese, Mongolian and Azerbaijani. The programme also envisages presentation of countries which have representatives in the ancient city of Plovdiv, including Armenians, Jews, Greeks, Turks, Roma, as well as international student from all continents who chose to study at the universities in Plovdiv. They will represent their home countries with songs, dance, poetry or various customs. The Bulgarian-Turkish Literature Club in Plovdiv is an organizer of the event.

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